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As Canada’s ONLY trade show serving the waste, recycling and public works markets, Waste & Recycling Expo Canada and the Municipal Equipment Expo Canada are pleased to announce their return to the Toronto area, November 9 – 10, 2016.  Hosted at the International Centre, these two events will be joined with the 7th edition of the Canadian Waste to Resource Conference produced by the Ontario Waste Management Association.

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See the shortlisted projects for the 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture

he Aga Khan Award for Architecture has been recognizing excellence in design for nearly 40 years, and this year's line-up of shortlisted projects is no exception. At a special event this past Saturday held at Toronto's Aga Khan Museum, each of the 19 shortlisted projects were presented with a short video, complemented with speeches by local and international scholars and architects.

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Dubai builds world's first 3D Printed office building

While the concept of 3D printed buildings may not sound so far-fetched for the future at all as the technology has been earmarked for great potential in construction and architecture, many may be surprised to hear that Dubai is indeed home to the first 3D printed and fully functional office building.

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Two architects are building a house with bricks made from old construction waste

Nina Aalbers and her boyfriend Ferry in ‘t Veld, architecture graduates of the Technical University of Delft, found the perfect place to build their first house together. The twist? They’re building it from waste.

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Toronto-based Superkul selected to design U of T's Student Commons

The Toronto-based architectural firm Superkul has been selected to design the Student Commons, a much-anticipated facility that will be located at 230 College Street.

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Canada's Most incredible new buildings are more than a pretty facade

The country's condo boom was not present in this year's Governor General's Medals in Architecture. The biennial award, run by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the Canada Council for the Arts, instead focused on public buildings, many in smaller cities.

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University of Calgary's EVDS dean and faculty recognized by landscape architect group

Next month, the University of Calgary's Faculty of Environmental Design Dean Nancy Pollock-Ellwand will become a fellow of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) along with adjunct faculty member Douglas Olson.

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Green Tech Centre construction project to start soon near Squamish

The tech centre will include an office and relocated Carbon Engineering plant, a carbon-capture research company currently located in the blue warehouse at the far north end of the property, according to a spokesperson for the oceanfront developer, Newport Beach Developments. 

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Etobicoke General Hospital Expansion Starts Construction in June

Walsh Canada has announced the commercial and financial close on the Etobicoke General Hospital Phase 1 Patient Tower expansion, a plan that has been in the works for several years. 

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2016 Ontario Association of Architects awards winners announced

After a month of anticipation following the announcement of the 2016 OAA Awards Design Excellence finalists, the Ontario Association of Architects is pleased to announce the ten 2016 OAA Award winning projects for Design Excellence, as well as the 2016 winners in the following categories: Best Emerging Practice, Concept, Landmark Designation, G. Randy Roberts Service Award, Honour Roll, Lifetime Design Achievement Award, and Order of da Vinci.

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RAIC launches new organization for emerging practitioners

This year, the RAIC will launch a national organizationRAIC Emerging Practitioners / IRAC Relève professionelleat their Festival of Architecture in Nanaimo, BC.

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Vancouver's top architecture and design honoured in Urban Design Awards

Henriquez Partners Architects were honoured with three awards and Durante Kreuk Ltd with two Monday evening at the 2016 Vancouver Urban Design Awards, which recognize and celebrate excellence in architecture and urban design.

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Self-healing concrete and sweaty roofs: is this the future of buildings?

Concrete that can fix itself, roofing that can sweat and surfaces inspired by carnivorous plants are some of the radical new technologies that hold the key to transforming the building industry, according to a new report.

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Study finds engineering, architecture among the best entry-level jobs

A WalletHub study of the best entry-level jobs found that engineers rank first and architects rank 10th out of a group of 109 professions. Also on the list are electrical engineer (sixth), industrial designer (36th), interior designer (40th), mechanical engineer (41st), and civil engineer (66th). 

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Blackcomb Whistler to see three-phase expansion

Whistler Blackcomb Holdings intends to invest $345 million in three phases to expand its Rocky Mountain development over the next few years.  The “Renaissance” developments will include more year-round facilities, reducing the resort’s reliance on winter ski tourists.

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Edmonton area architect receives national recognition

Terry Hartwig, who has lived in Strathcona County for the last 30-or-so years, was named to the College of Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) last week.

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